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Besa gracilis Yamada

Publication details
Besa gracilis Yamada 1931: 73, fig. 3

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Besa is Besa papillaeformis Setchell.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis gracilis (Yamada) Masuda

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Enoshima, Kanagawa Prefecture, central Japan (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 170). Holotype: Y. Yamada; October 1923; SAP 9798 (Masuda, Zhang & Xia 1994: 170).

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Key references
Masuda, M., Zhang, J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1994). Ahnfeltiopsis from the western Pacific: key, description and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 159-183.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2018.

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